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Fibreworks 2014

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September 12 - November 2, 2014
Left to right: Li Chai, Soreness II (detail), 2013; Mylène Boisvert, Linen Field #2 (detail), 2012; Humboldt Magnussen, Viking Brothers (detail), 2014; Alyssa Ellis, Castor Bean (detail), 2013.
Left to right: Li Chai, Soreness II (detail), 2013; Mylène Boisvert, Linen Field #2 (detail), 2012; Humboldt Magnussen, Viking Brothers (detail), 2014; Alyssa Ellis, Castor Bean (detail), 2013.

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Fibreworks, now in its 15th edition, is a biennial juried exhibition of contemporary Canadian fibre art. It is a showcase of the most current and versatile approaches to fibre as a medium. This exhibition is one of the largest group shows in Canada and serves as a survey of the artists currently working in the medium. As many as 35 artists participate in the exhibition. All works selected for the exhibition are eligible for the Juror’s award and may be purchased by Idea Exchange as part of its permanent collection dedicated exclusively to Canadian fibre art.

Fibreworks 2014 is juried by Hazel Meyer, Independent Artist (Toronto, ON) and Stuart Reid, Director/Curator Rodman Hall Art Centre (St Catharines, ON). This year, the jury received submissions from 161 artists from across Canada, after a thorough selection process 24 artists were selected for exhibition.

Selected artists include:

Steven Beckly (Toronto, ON), Mylène Boisvert (Montréal, QC), Marianne Burlew (Thornhill, ON), Li Chai (Etobicoke, ON), Anouk Desloges (Toronto, ON), Alyssa Ellis (Calgary, AB), Lindy Fyfe (Toronto, ON), Brette Gabel (Toronto, ON), Marie-José Gustave (Montréal, QC), Lee Henderson (Toronto, ON), Jan Henry (Victoria, BC), Humboldt Magnussen (Toronto, ON), Kate Jackson (Toronto, ON), Karin Jones (Vancouver, BC), Lucie Leroux (Montréal, QC), Daniel Manchego-Badiola (Niagara Falls, ON), April Martin (Montréal, QC), Amanda McCavour (Lambton Shore, ON), Shawna Munro (Winnipeg, MB), Marla Panko (Dundas, ON), Julie René de Cotret +Elinor Whidden (Hillsburgh, ON/Toronto, ON), Jacqueline Treloar (Toronto, ON), Kathryn Walter (Toronto, ON).

  • Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
    Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
  • Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
    Fibreworks 2014 Opening. Photo Cherie Fawcett
  • Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
    Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
  • Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
    Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
  • Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
    Fibreworks 2014 (Opening). Photo Cherie Fawcett
  • Fibreworks 2014 (installation). Photo Scott Lee
    Fibreworks 2014 (installation). Photo Scott Lee
  • Fibreworks 2014 (installation). Photo Scott Lee
    Fibreworks 2014 (installation). Photo Scott Lee
  • R to L: Amanda McCavour, Black Cloud, 2014, Kate Jackson, 4763 French Knots (thinking of you), 2013. (Fibreworks 2014). Photo Scott Lee
    R to L: Amanda McCavour, Black Cloud, 2014, Kate Jackson, 4763 French Knots (thinking of you), 2013. (Fibreworks 2014). Photo Scott Lee
  • Jacqueline Treloar, Crowns for the Queen of Heaven, 2013. (Fibreworks 2014). Photo Scott Lee
    Jacqueline Treloar, Crowns for the Queen of Heaven, 2013. (Fibreworks 2014). Photo Scott Lee
  • April Martin, Tongueflower, 2014. (Fibreworks 2014) Photo Scott Lee
    April Martin, Tongueflower, 2014. (Fibreworks 2014) Photo Scott Lee
  • Jan Henry, Vessel 2200, 2013. (Fibreworks 2014) Photo Scott Lee
    Jan Henry, Vessel 2200, 2013. (Fibreworks 2014) Photo Scott Lee
  • Julie Rene de Cotret + Elinor Whidden, Buffalo, 2013. (Fibreworks 2014). Photo Scott Lee
    Julie Rene de Cotret + Elinor Whidden, Buffalo, 2013. (Fibreworks 2014). Photo Scott Lee

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City of Cambridge Canada Council for the Arts Ontario Arts Council